When I look back on my decade or so in the trenches and eventually at the helm of Speed51.com, there is one race event that stands above all the others – the Snowball Derby.   There is no other race that this website covers more extensively. There is no other race on asphalt that attracts […]

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As preparations for the 2018 Short Track Draft presented by PFC Brakes continue, we’re going to be taking a look back at a number of the most memorable drafts.  Today, we begin by rewinding back to the 2008 Short Track Draft when some of this year’s prospects were still in diapers.   The 2008 Short Track […]

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This story is an account by long-time Speed51.com contributor Elgin Traylor.  At the Snowball Derby in 2008 Traylor was following the Matt Hawkins story and he recalls his tale with the Canton, Georgia driver.     It was hard for me to understand why the driver standing in front of me was upset.  He had […]

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